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Carleton University does not have a Master’s degree in Criminology. However, there are Master’s degrees in Legal Studies, and Sociology. You may also be eligible for other degrees.

Students interested in pursuing graduate studies in Psychology at Carleton upon successful completion of the B.A. Honours in Criminology and Criminal Justice (with concentration in Psychology) must meet the following minimum requirements to be eligible to apply:

  • Completion of a psychology research thesis in CRCJ 4908.
  • Completion of Advanced Design and Analysis (PSYC 3000).

Note:  Acceptance for admission into the M.A. program in Psychology is not guaranteed. Please contact an advisor in the Psychology department for more information.

Students wishing to pursue graduate studies in Psychology outside Carleton University may be required to complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).  Consult the graduate programs at individual universities to determine any other requirements.


There are a variety of scholarships available for Graduate programs, but you have to search for them and find out how to apply. A good place to start is our Faculty of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs site.

The deadline for applying for funding varies depending on the Scholarship. The two most common Scholarships are Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and Canada Graduate Scholarships (SSHRC). OGS are due November 15th and SSHRC are due December 1st.

OGS Scholarship applications are to be submitted online. Students will be able to choose the department who they wish to have review their application – the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice or the department where they are planning to do their graduate studies. Note that students must have an A- average in each of the last two years of study.

Canada Graduate Scholarship applications are completed and submitted online.

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